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The earliest known evidence of skiing comes from rock drawings in Norway from 4500-5000 BC.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_skiing

Skiing, or traveling over snow on skis, has a history of at least eight millennia. The earliest archaeological examples of skis were found in Russia and date to ...

www.skiinghistory.org/history/short-history-skis-0

A Short History of Skis. Author: Compiled by Morten Lund and Seth Masia. Painting: Håkon Håkonsson, the two-year-old future king of Norway, being taken from ...

www.freethepowder.com/pages/history-of-skiing

The history of skiing in photos from cave paintings in Norway to Lake Sindor, and the inventions of camber ski, metal edges, wood, plastic, shaped, fat skis.

ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/12/first-skiers/ski-history-interactive

After the last ice age, Stone Age hunters began strapping long pieces of wood to their feet to travel farther and faster over snow in pursuit of the game that ...

snowbrains.com/the-origins-of-skiing-7000-years-ago

May 22, 2016 ... In ancient times, skiing was about getting from A to B on snow efficiently. ... and may reflect an early history of geographic isolation, genetic drift, ...

www.bbc.com/travel/story/20101221-travelwise-where-did-skiing-come-from

Dec 22, 2010 ... The history of skiing spans from the Cro-Magnon man to the chairlift. Find out where to get closer to its roots.

www.powder.com/stories/classics/history-skiing-5000-2011

The History of Skiing, 5000 B.C.-2011. In celebration of Powder's 40th anniversary, a timeline of skiing. August 17, 2016 By John Clary Davies. In celebration of ...

www.britannica.com/sports/skiing

Competitive skiing is divided into Alpine, Nordic, and freestyle events. ... History. Skiing for transport, hunting, and war. Skiing was a prehistoric activity; the oldest  ...

www.ingebretsens.com/culture/history/the-nordic-origins-of-skiing

The Nordic Origins of Skiing. For many people all across the Midwest the first snowfall means layering on the warm clothes, getting out the hats and mittens, ...